West Kingston, RI 02892 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02892: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Kingston, RI 02892

Acceptable Alternative
Richmond, RI 02892

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Kingstown, RI 02892

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.502, Longitude -71.594
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 111
  • PO Box Addresses: 280
  • Residential Addresses: 1,845
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,845

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Kingston, RI 02892 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,977
Daytime Population: Workers 2,978
Daytime Population: Residents 1,766
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,744
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 3,824
Population in Familes 3,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density2 145
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $93,159
Average Household Income $113,469
Per Capita Income $43,183


Total Housing Units 1,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,319 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $336,972
Average Home Value $354,985


Total Households 1,492
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,125
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% -0.16%
Households 0.18% -0.05%
Families 0.14% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

West Kingston, RI 02892 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02892 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 33rd
Population Density # 71 11th
Diversity Index # 46 44th
Median Household Income # 12 86th
Per Capita Income # 20 76th

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